UK, Italy Promise Support for Ecological Transition of Developing Countries


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By Michael Olugbode

The United Kingdom and Italian Governments have promised to support the ecological transition of developing countries, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Addressing a press conference yesterday, the ambassadors of the two countries, who are co-hosting the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) holding in Glasgow between October 31 and November 12, 2021, said their both countries are committed to supporting the funding of efforts at combating the threats of climate change in developing countries.

Speaking at the press briefing in Abuja, the Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Stefano Pontesilli, said: “The Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR in Italian) launched by the Italian Government to boost the economy from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has at its heart the goal of allowing the green development of our country. Therefore a large part of the funds allocated through the ‘Next…

Source: Thisday Newspaper

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